Your Care Team
Every Perfect Health patient has their own health care team, made up of a primary care doctor, a nurse, a social worker and a care manager.
Located on the campus of The Village at Duxbury, at 286 Kingstown Road in Duxbury, Perfect Health offers primary care patients regular office hours, laboratory facilities and after hours and urgent on-call support, as well as house calls.
Perfect Health South Shore serves patients Duxbury, Plymouth, Marshfield, Pembroke and Kingston.
Dr. Alan Abrams is a geriatrician with four decades of experience in developing health care delivery models for older and frailer adults. He has been Medical Director of the Beth Israel Deaconess Pioneer ACO, founding Medical Director of UnitedHealth’s Special Needs Plan for People Living in Nursing Homes and their dual eligible Senior Care Options program. In addition, he was the Cambridge Health Alliance Medical Director of the Center of Excellence for Senior Health which included a start-up PACE program as well as both a national and state award-winning house call medicine program. Dr. Abrams has also pioneered the development of an information system to streamline the interaction between skilled nursing facilities and hospitals to ensure patients get the best care possible.
Dr. Kim is board certified in both Geriatrics and Internal Medicine, and has researched and published extensively on geriatric issues, with an emphasis on cardiac and behavioral health.
Dr. Kim graduated from Wake Forest University School of Medicine with her M.D., and went on to earn an additional Masters of Public Health from the Harvard School of Public Health. Dr. Kim works closely with patients to help them make informed decisions about their care, with a goal of achieving the best long term quality of life.
Dr. Kim lives on the South Shore and speaks both English and Korean.
Christine M Murphy is a Nurse Practitioner with more than fifteen years experience in hospitals, long term care facilities and home visiting programs. Christine graduated with a B.S. in Nursing from Curry College in Milton, MA, and with a Masters of Science, Family Nurse Practitioner from the University of Massachusetts.
Christine served as a Clinical Nursing Instructor at Brockton Hospital School of Nursing, and a Faculty Member in the LPN program at Quincy College.
Dr. Oates is board certified in both Geriatrics and Internal Medicine, and has extensive experience across the entire care spectrum: inpatient, rehab, nursing home, home care and office based care.
Dr. Oates graduated from Boston University School of Medicine with his M.D., and went on to earn an additional Masters of Science in Health Services, also from B.U. Dr. Oates has also served on the faculty of Boston University School of Medicine.
For more than 16 years, Dr. Oates has focused on home based primary care, and was named a Top Doctor by Boston Magazine for four consecutive years. With a deep commitment to helping seniors stay independent in their own homes, Dr. Oates has led the development of home based primary care programs in the Boston area.
Dr. Oates lives in Quincy, and speaks both English and Spanish.
Lori Pigeon is an accomplished primary care provider and leader in the field of geriatric medicine. After receiving her Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Boston College, she went on to receive her M.S. in Primary Health Care Nursing from Simmons College in Boston.
Over the course of her career she has combined direct patient care with research to help improve systems and outcomes for seniors. At Signature Health Care in Brockton, she developed process that helped reduce emergency room visits and hospital admissions. She also implemented a screening program for fall risk and for depression to help identify these crucial but often overlooked challenges for seniors.
In 2014, Lori was honored with the Compassion Medallion by Old Colony Hospice in Bridgewater, Mass.
Joan Brady is a Registered Nurse with extensive experience coordinating inter-disciplinary teams of healthcare providers to achieve better outcomes for seniors and non-seniors.
A graduate of Curry College in Plymouth, Joan was an Emergency Room Charge Nurse for over a decade at Beth Israel Deaconess in Plymouth, before becoming Clinical Nurse Manager in Duxbury, where she partners with Care Teams to develop comprehensive plans designed to keep patients independent and living in their preferred setting.
In this role she advocates on behalf of patients and coordinates among patients, families and a full range of care givers.
Joshua Peters is an experienced healthcare executive, skilled at managing large complex medical practices.
A graduate of Tennessee State University in Nashville with a B.A. in Communications, Josh has been in the Boston area since 2011, managing a large orthopedic practice at Massachusetts General Hospital.
Josh and his family live in Duxbury.
Dianne Gaudet is a Certified Medical Assistant, with more than 15 years of experience working with inter-disciplinary teams to deliver quality care to patients at every stage of their lives.
Dianne is a veteran of the U.S. Army Reserve, where she was a medic. She’s been part of the team at the Village since 2015.
Cher is a skilled medical assistant and phlebotomist, having worked in the field for more than a dozen years, all in the greater Plymouth area. Her experience includes geriatrics and emergency medicine, both settings where her positive attitude helped patients feel comfortable.
Judy is passionate about making a difference and has demonstrated that in a range of positions in major healthcare organizations, large corporations, and her work with Junior Achievement. A Midwest native, Judy has relocated to the Plymouth area and is enjoying making it her home.
After more than a decade as an elementary school teacher Christine has joined Perfect Health, bringing the same patience and organizational skills that made her so beloved in the classroom. From her post at the Front Desk at Perfect Health South Shore, Christine is enthusiastic about providing great customer service to every patient.
Based on our patients needs, we find the leading specialists. For patients with existing relationships with specialists, we work to bring them into the Perfect Health network.
Dr. Freedberg is a board-certified geriatric psychiatrist with a passion for working with older adults with complex medical and mental health needs. Her clinical expertise spans acute and community settings, including hospitals, ECT services, and residences. Currently an Instructor in Psychiatry, Part-time, at Harvard Medical School, and Psychiatrist-in-Charge at the Cognitive Neuropsychiatry Unit at McLean Hospital, she was previously an Associate Director for the Tufts Psychiatry Residency, earning an award for outstanding teaching, and Associate Medical Director of Geriatric Psychiatry Units, Lawrence Memorial Hospital.
A graduate of the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, she completed her residency and geriatric psychiatry fellowship at Harvard Medical School through the Cambridge Health Alliance. Dr. Freedberg is fluent in English and Spanish.
Perfect Health is a preferred provider at Beth Israel Deaconess Hospital in Plymouth.
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